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  • warning sign, Air Raid, all clear/warning

    warning sign, Air Raid, all clear/warning

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 175

    Second World War period British Air Raid Precautions (ARP) warning sign. A sign of this type was included in the fabric of the Cabinet War Rooms and used more generally to indicate air raid conditions to personnel sheltering in deep bomb proofs, control...

  • sand bucket

    sand bucket

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 421

    Second World War period ARP bucket designed to be filled with sand or water for dealing with incendiary bombs. British home front associations.

  • ARP ceiling pike [debris prodder]

    ARP ceiling pike [debris prodder]

    (Equipment)

    EPH 2958

    Second World War period British home front 'ceiling pike' used by Air Raid Precautions (ARP) personnel for dislodging potentially dangerous remnants of house debris, following bomb damage by enemy action.

  • respirator, anti-gas, 'Civilian Duty'

    respirator, anti-gas, 'Civilian Duty'

    (Equipment) Made by: P B C (mask)

    EQU 2594

    Respirator with canister: black leather mask with round glass eyepieces in metal surrounds; rubber exhale valve flap protrudes from font of nose; front of mask is open, with cylindrical canister inserted into opening and sealed with metal clip ring;...

  • ARP ceiling pike [debris prodder]

    ARP ceiling pike [debris prodder]

    (Equipment)

    EPH 2957

    Second World War period British Home Front 'ceiling pike' used by Air Raid Precautions (ARP) personnel for dislodging potentially dangerous remnants of house debris, following bomb damage by enemy action.

  • ARP incendiary bomb scoop: British

    ARP incendiary bomb scoop: British

    (Equipment)

    EPH 1448

    Second World War Air Raid Precautions (ARP) 'incendiary scoop'. The implement was designed used for shovelling sand on an incendiary bomb or even, as circumstances allowed, the dislodgement and removal of small incendiary bomb devices. British...

  • Stirrup Pump

    Stirrup Pump

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 419

    Pump, hose: fitted with handle, dual-purpose nozzle and 30 feet of hose

  • ARP illuminated 'Shelter' sign

    ARP illuminated 'Shelter' sign

    (Equipment)

    FEQ 403

    Sign: metal box sign (L 30in x W 18in x H 13in), electrically operated and fitted with an overhanging top to limit any stray light. The box is fitted with translucent plastic inserts/markings as follows: arrow / large letter 'S' / 'SHELTER...

  • First Aid Practice

    First Aid Practice

    (art) Made by: Medley, Robert 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 81

    image: a scene in a hall with large windows. Three soldiers are carrying a patient in a makeshift strecher on the left. In the background another soldier is practicing putting a sling on a patient who sits on a chair next to stack of furniture hung with...

  • A St John's Ambulance Examination in Progress

    A St John's Ambulance Examination in Progress

    (art) Made by: Medley, Robert 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 83

    image: on the right four men hold a strecher with a patient between them. On the left another patient is being attended to on he floor, watched by the examiners.

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